Fund that Supports the Student Union

Student Union Osborne Lounge
The Osborne Lounge in the UIS Student Union

The Heart of the University Campus

The Student Union at UIS opened on January 14, 2018. You can still have a role in this exciting, transformative addition to campus life by making a gift using the Donate button below.

Crucial Benefits

The Student Union will help UIS continue to grow in both size and reputation. Read more about the benefits a Student Union provides

A Strategic Design for a Landmark Building

Designed by Dewberry Architects from Peoria, Illinois, working with Workshop Architects from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the Union is a signature building and an architectural attraction for people throughout Central Illinois.

Images of the Student Union in Use

Look through an image gallery of some of the ways the Student Union has been put to use since its opening on January 14, 2018.


The total cost of the building is $21.75 million. As a result of a student referendum, their student fees are covering about half the cost. Because state funds cannot be used for the remainder of this vital project, fundraising for the Student Union continues.

What about you?

Will you consider your role in this transformative building on the UIS campus? Please feel free to use the contact information below to contact us with your questions.